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.n. inspectors get to the scene of an alleged chemical attack in syria as the u.s. considers a military strike. >>> donald trump is accused of cheating thousands of students at trump university. >>> and new evidence about the source of mercury contamination in fish. >>> we begin with the "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >>> we're gambling with mother nature. >> fire crews race to control a wall of flames. >> an inferno burning is now the size of the city of chicago. >> it's burned more than 200 square miles. it is threatening a reservoir which supplies san francisco with most of its water. >> one man clings to a tree. watch as the truck was washed away. >> u.n. inspectors visit the sites of last wednesday's chemical weapons attack in syria. >> in the administration's view, this is not necessarily whether or not a chemical weapons attack happened. they believe there was one. >> we can't sit still. we've got to move quickly. >> weighing in on the jury verdict that cleared george zimmerman in the killing of florida teenager trayvon martin. >> i think it will be seen
firefighters are doing to protect them. >>> after syria likely uses chemical weapons on its own people, the united states prepares for a possible military response. >>> if you want to know what a true american hero looks like, then you don't have to look too far. you have to look at your dad. >> a bay area soldier receives a nation's highest military honor. how he went above and beyond to help his comrades in an intense six-hour ambush. good evening, i'm elizabeth cook. >> and i'm ken bastida. the largest fire is raging on in and around yosemite national park. the rim fire has charred 230 square miles since it erupted nine days ago. that is roughly the size of chicago. the firefighters are slowly gaining ground, they have a line about 20% of the fire. not only is it threatening homes and campgrounds, but this map shows how close the fire is to the reservoir where the bay area gets much of its drinking water. cbs reporter tells us the tough choices firefighters may have to make if the fire doesn't slow down. >> yosemite national park is in flames. a wild fire the size of the city of
>>> good evening. thanks for joining us. i'm in for ama daetz. we begin with breaking news. police are on the scene of a shooting in oakland. we learned four people have been shot. you are taking a live look now. this happened a little less than an hour ago on the 1700 block of telegraph avenue near 17th 17th street. telegraph is currently closed between 16th and 18th street as police investigate. right now we have no word on the victims' conditions or a suspect. but at you see there, a heavy police presence as investigators try to gather evidence. the yellow crime scene blocking off access there. again, this is at 17th and telegraph where four people were shot. we will have an update for you from the scene live on abc7 at 6:00, and our reporting continues right now on twitter. follow us@abc news bay area. >> now to the final moments of a lean mark building in hayward. >> it's really sad they're taking her down. >> a moment of sentiment and science. the implosion of a building at the cal state east bay campuses more than making way for something new. scientists are hoping it will h
disappeared behind closed doors. nick smith joins us live from berkly. nick? >> you know a possible strike is only days away. today board members met face-to-face. both sides tell meeg they hope an agreement can be reached within the next two days. >> if you want us to bargain you have to cooperate. we cannot bargain with our self autos this morning the bart board got an earful from frustrated commuters and union representatives pushing for an agreement. >> we do not want a disruption of service. and hope you do not. >> a looming deadline means bart is closer to uting brakes on service, leaving thousands without a way to get around. >> i hope they get settled soon. i'm starting a new job. i need bart badly. i work in the city. i've got to go to work. >> they issued a notice sunday at midnight. the board held a closed door session to talk about the looming crisis. the first time all board members met since june. >> the boards suggest am excited we want to get this done this weekend. >> we haven't been able to snare a group setting our experience to see if we can make this work. >> closed do
is joining us now with what police are saying about the search and a person of interest now in the case. good morning, katie. >> reporter: police have arrested a man who is called a person of interest. he was last seen with coke's vehicle and credit cards. more on him in a moment. investigators have not said if he pointed them here to the fairgrounds or not. oakland detectives say he called is for detectives around 6:00. as darkness fell search and rescue teams combed an undeveloped area. oakland police say they are still treating this as a missing persons case. coke a federal investigator was seen sunday evening. coke's car, cell phone, and credit cards have been located but still no sign of the missing mother. investigators are not saying while they are searching an area that spans from interstate 80 to the city of vallejo. >> it was deemed that tonight we should start tonight to get it started. that this was made with the oakland investigators as well as our search and rescue personnel. >> search crews paused their efforts early this morning and will resume around 8:00 a.m.. oakland police
-of-control fire has already left the park badly scarred. to protect the giant sequoias, they are using sprinklers. ash is falling in a reservoir that supplies much of san francisco water. it hasn't affected water quality yet, but some generators that rely on the reservoir to power the city have been shut down. and while a vast majority of yosemite national park remains open, frank, about 200 of the 1500 camping sites are now closed. >> okay. why aren't yosemite park officials as concerned with the fire pushing to the northwest side of the park? it's still open for business, right? >> reporter: it still is. if anything, a lot of those campsites were actually closed down because of thick smoke. it wasn't necessarily the flames. but one of the reasons that they're not as concerned for that section of the fire is really because of some of the forest's own natural resources protecting itself. as the fire continues to push northwest into the park, it's actually being greeted by rock and granite which is obviously not fuel for the fire as opposed to some of the dry brush that it's got to already. bigad
really feel badly for this family next to us. they've been my neighbors for a long time. >> reporter: the family who lost this home tell me they'll be staying with relatives, grateful nobody lost their life. this woman was evacuated, but convinced firefighters to go back to the apartment to rescue the puppies. >> my kids are the most important, but i can't leave my animals behind. >> reporter: firefighters tell me they will remain here in the neighborhood for the night to keep an eye on hot spots. ktvu channel 2 news. >> our team coverage begins with ken who is live with what we have learned about the cause of the fire. >> reporter: streets are still closed here. fire officials say they know where the fire started, but they admit they may never know exactly how it started. it was called in at 3:39 this afternoon, a fire burning along the shoulder of the eastbound lanes of interstate 80 when there was a cigarette or a spark from a vehicle or something else, but nothing has been determined. it was a challenge for firefighters. >> it's extremely hard and moves extremely fast. you lit
: the new kron 4 news app is very easy to use easy to download. just grab your smart phone or your wireless device and click on the app store. google play or the apple itunes store and just search for kron 4. after you install it, this will take you to the landing page. you'll be able to get what you want. you are not going to have to hunt for what you want. and a special section on the bart strike, traffic, weather, and even submit photos of breaking news. you can also watch live streams from our special sections such as "people behaving badly", "the gabe slate tech report" or my personal favorite, "dine and dish'.. download it today and tell us what you think. the new kron 4 news app. labor day weekend is almost here, and law enforcement will be cracking down on drivers who are under the influence. dui checkpoint details coming up. bay area police hope that d- u-i crackdowns this weekend remind drivers to party smart come labor day! d-u-i checkpoints in santa clara county resulted in 10 arrests between friday and saturday. drivers you are warned. tonight another checkpoint is planned in m
. >> interpol's warning come as day after the u.s. state department response to a possible terror attack in the making. tomorrow u.s. embassies and installations located in muslim countries will not be open. intercepted communications from an al qaeda cell in yemen suggests terrorists may be plotting some sort of attack. thus prompting the closures and the global travel alert. americans traveling abroad are being told to be extra vigilant at least until the end of august. >> more specific and we are taking it seriously, which i enthusiastic you expect us to -- which i think you expect us to do. >> steps are being taken domestically as well. homeland security tells abc news that they are increasing security measures to try to prevent any potential attacks here in the united states. >>> football fans are following a new set of rules this weekend. we'll have that story next. also, worth the wait. the offer that hat people in the east bay standing in line. organizers hope the deal will make streets safer. >> you'll no longer need to go to spain. what organizers say about bringing the bulls t
swimming and looking forward to start 4th grade. the dog owner puts a sign outside, please don't bother us. hunter's mom thinks that it does attack before once the dog is euthanize. >> knowing that you have these dogs and you don't do anything about it. >> reporter: antioch's police says hunter's friend did try to pull the pitbulls off and received bites on his arm but it looks like he's okay. hunter is expected to have another surgery on wednesday and friends and family are trying to raise money to help the family. ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the ambassador nor's office says it is now waiting on confirmation of the victim's identity. the body was found on friday for the search of sandra coke. on the day she disappeared she was seen with randy alana with a long criminal history. coke and alana dated 20 years ago. alana behind bars tonight, he was arrested last week on a parole violation. officers found the bus about 11:00 last night on interstate 280. the passengers still strapped in the seat belt was dead. officers could not driver but did spot a man walking near by. >>> a seasons teen tell
at another cooling trend. stay with us. we will have a look at the seven day outlook in a few minutes. katie. >> union and bart management will be back at the bargaining table today with less than 48 hours until the streak deadline. they left talks last night giving no indication a breakthrough was imminent. we have the latest on negotiations from oakland. >> mark's lead negotiator, thomas hawk, pushed through a gauntlet of reporters and talked while he walked about ongoing negotiations. >> longs you continue to meet, there's progress. >> just before 8:00 p.m. the talks ended for the night with a sunday night deadline looming. >> at this time there is no discussion about extending the contract. >> chris finn is a union negotiator and train operator. she said only about ten minutes of negotiations between the union and bart negotiators happened to, pinning the lack of negotiation on bart's lead negotiator. >> the people who are interested in keeping bart going, they would like to talk more, but when he's in the room they stated they are not free to express their opinion. >> the general manage
be charged with offenses that impose draconian mandatory minimum sentences. >> u.s. attorney for california northern district sat in the front row for holder speech but ducked out revving our request for reaction. the president of the american bar association says federal judges she heard from are in favor of holder plan. >> this is something they want discretionçó. minimum sentencig is one of the most difficult things that they are rivrd to do. >> san francisco da told reporters he's thinking of state wide initial that i have would reduce simple drug possession to miss did he mean or. >> automatically reduce sentence to go one year. i think right thing to do. >> holder did not talk about the federal raids on by area pot dispensary or the fact that federal law contradicts the legalizing of medical mayor juan. defense attorney legalization advocate told me he's delighted by holder position but he suspects the motive. >> it is concept of justice or giving the brick to the lowlp level non-violent criminal. they can't afford the number of prisoners that they have incarcerated. >> holder d
about 30 minutes ago also reminded us that they still have difficulty reaching a decision. reporting live, phillipe djegal, kron 4 news. >> thank-you. this is video of the two sides arriving at the bargaining table at around 11-30 this morning. bart's chief negotiator thomas hock. a-t-u local 15-55 president antonette bryant seen walking in as well. outside of that, we havent heard much from either side today. they've been upstairs negotiating. thomas hock says both sides know time is running out. and, that there's a lot on the line. one longtime bart train operator says he showed up today to support the unions. though, he hasn't been at the bargaining table. he says he wants a deal. but wouldn't be upset if union workers agreed to extend talks beyond tonight deadline. when i spoke to one of the union negotiators at six o'clock. i was told talks had pretty much stalled. but that there's hope. however, he added that bart workers have not thrown away their picket signs. live in oakland, philippe djegal, kron four news. >> across the bay in san francisco, kron 4's alecia reid is talking
. ordinary people caught in the cross fire, a young woman showed us the view from her window, chaos and bloodshed, too afraid to speak on camera and we spoke with a father and daughter who raced home from work early, their smokey streets a ghost town. >> it's possible to attack anyone, because the streets are empty. so it's still not safe. but it's safe inside the house. >> for us officials it's a nice mare scenario, the key, u.s. allie, over throwing the elected leader and supporters facing off against the hardline military. protesters fought back with rocks and pushed armor's vehicles off the bridge. violence that is now spreading. angry mobs torching 18 churches in retaliation and as night falls an erie silence on the street with a curfew in effect, no one knows what horrors tomorrow will bring. abc news in cairo. >> the final legal challenge of same sex marriage was rejected in today. the u.s. supreme court cleared the way for same sex marriage to resume in california. but opponents argued that the high courts' ruling applied to the couples that took their case to the high court
for us all day today. he reports from near the fire line in the city. >> all day it looked like trouble was coming over the had ill. with the edge of the fire about 4 miles away anxious homeowner stood watch along with crew from the san francisco fire department that parked a rig on canyon drive. for joan the mountain life is a double edge sword. >> no other houses so we enjoy that gorgeous view. then we rz. fichlt goeld goal to create a fire break in front of more populated areas. governor brown paid a visit to tall me to get a briefing and meet firefighters. fichlt so far the rim fire cost california more than 20 million dollars. quickly moving toward the top 10 largest fire in the state. >> this is august. what happens in september in terms of fires. we don't know but i'm sure they cost us money and state of california has that money because we have cut with hillside now barren and the firexd far from done there is a long range concern. supervisor roy is among the residents who decided to evacuate. >> very focus on making sure that things like water quality impacts. mud slid
and thousands are going around it tonight to get home. >> the chp told us that the average commute today actually only increased by 10 minutes. sal castaneda is following conditions. sal, do you agree with that figure? >> reporter: no, not really, unfortunately. first of all, drivers are going a longer distance, because they're going around. send of all, the commutes on those bridges, the san mateo bridge, for example, has been heavier. more people are on the bridge. and it's made it a lot more -- well, just a lot slower. newschopper 2 is showing us a picture of eastbound 92. these are live pictures of people just trying to get onto the san mateo bridge. and 101 traffic is also going to be heavy and slow as you drive down 101. as a matter of fact, i can show you a little bit of it. southbound 101, you can see traffic is really busy here in san mateo. slow traffic as you drive through. i want to focus on this area here. you can see that 101, a lot of the road centers are red. getting over to the san mateo bridge, that traffic is going to be very slow as you drive through. we're also looki
>> good morning, everything. so glad you could be with us this morning. let's tart with a quick look at the weather with meteorologist lisa argen. good morning, lisa. >> good morning, katie. it is cloudy done town and in oakland were but san jose is clear with 54 dreams later on today going for a high in the upper 70s underneath sunny conditions. should be a beautiful day in the south bay. elsewhere upper 60s to low 70s for oakland. more sunshine for you. ballgame this afternoon. and at our coast the clouds have been hanging tough, keeping the shoreline cool from the upper 50s to the low 60s for the most part. but you head out toward stinson beach and you should see high necessary the mid-650s. inland the warmest numbers not only today, but for the weekend and much of the week ahead. so it looks like with the warmer day coming in today, we are talking about an even stronger cooling trend headed our way as these numbers come down in the days ahead. but as for today, that's your warm spot inland. we will pinpoint the numbers and talk about the cool down, show it to you with our se
raddatz with new details on the urgent search now for vehicle bombs al qaeda reportedly wants to use in its next attack. >> shark, shark! >>> surviving "jaws." one woman's narrow escape facing off with a 14-foot great white shark battling with the beast to break free. now, she reveals her moment of terror, all caught on tape. >> will you marry me? >> yes. ♪ hey baby >> that will do. a blockbuster finale for "the bachelorette." did desiree really find love after having her heart broken? big questions this morning about that shocking ending. she said yes a thousand times, but was it to second best? the new couple here live. ♪ i think i want to marry you >>> good morning, everyone. did you see jimmy kimmel last night? that little bit he did on "the bachelorette"? >> funny. >> it was a moment. >> funny. that's fair to say. >> we'll share that ahead. >>> a dramatic moment though last night in chicago when alex rodriguez stepped up to the plate after being suspended for 211 games. >> as bizarre a season debut as we will see, capping one of the most bizarre days in the sport's history.
the fire department to come on scene to try to tell us how soon will they have this knocked down. just to kind of get the details of how this possibly could have started. we'll continue to monitor the situation and let you know as soon as we have an update. reporting live from san jose, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> all right, janine. >>> 7:05. a state-wide amber alert has been issued for two children believed to be abducted from san diego county. police say the man who took them, set fire to his house, killing the children's mother and an unidentified child. it's not clear if the suspect has both children with them or if one of them died in the fire. police say he was in a platonic relationship with the mother. the children are 16-year-old hanna anderson and ethan. both have blond hair. the suspect, identified as 40- year-old james lee dimaggio. police say he could be heading towards canada or texas. dimaggio believed to be driving a blue 2013 four-door nissan versa. here is ea photo of the car similar to the suspect's car. it's the same picture that police in southern ca
that it happened here. >> chp officers tell us 46-year-old natalie wynn, then got out, staggered over to the kids, and tried to put them in the car. someone was watching and called it in. she hit a sign several times. >> i'm shocked. >> maggie mcfearson rentseso rented a -- mcfearson rented her apartment to her. >> i just look at it as an illness. the nanny failed a field sobriety test and arrested her for drunk driving and even an elementary student knows that's not right. >> it's horrible to drink and drive. even if you have kids in the car or not. >> the two students are okay. authorities are still looking at child endangerment charges. kpix 5. >> chp says it's too early if drugs or alcohol played a role in a crash tonight. two men killed when their suv flew through a guardrail and crashed down an embankment. this is about 5:30 this evening. the victims were both 35 years old. another man in the suv was taken to the hospital as precaution. >>> tonight, the obama administration is considering military action against syria. evidence strongly indicates chemical weapons were used. >> the killing o
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the fire is burning. good morning philippe. bring us up to date the blaze. 209-962-4000 room 115 cell 760-4239 personal 925-360-8659 >> we are about 20 mi. outside of the yosemite national park covering this fire appeared to align >> cal fire says that over the ninth time the firefighters tried to make some headway on putting out the flames of this fire. >> firefighters are trying to prevent this fire from spreading however the wind are from the northeast and is pushing the fires flames appeared >> there are also a lot of wild life and that has been displaced because of the fire appeared >> >> in yesterday's firefighters went from 2 percent containment to 5 percent containment of the fire as of this broadcast however there is still a lot of damage that the fires have caused and are still causing. >> the efforts will continue to extinguish the fires and firefighters are working diligently to put out the flames appeared >> oakland authorities will begin an extensive search for missing toddler daphne webb today. daphne's father reported she was kidnapped from his car in east oakland back in
. remember to follow us on twitter for breaking news updates. >>> right now in southern california, authorities are searching for a driver who plowed into a group of beachgoers. it happened at 6:00 tonight at venice boardwalk. 12 people were injured and two critically. the driver did not appear to lose control of the car. the driver kept going and has not been found. >> san francisco police are looking for two suspects in connection with a triple shooting. shots were fired in the bay view district at 1:30 in the afternoon. three victims had driven themselves to the hospital. at san francisco general, officers taped off a white nissan the victims were in. >>> prolonged police arrested more than 200 protestors during a rally against richmond's chevron refinery. they say they jeopardize air quality. they arrested the group after they staged a sit in. today's protest comes after the first anniversary of last year's explosion and fire at the richmond refinery. >> our children have a right to grow up in a healthy and a stress free and risk free environment. with chevron having these inci
for ending your week with us. >> a look at the weather forecast with mike nicco. >> good morning. tracking fog this friday morning. here is the recent visibility at three quarters in santa rosa to quarter-mile visibility in half moon bay and four in novato and fog elsewhere but it is not hitting the reporting stations. watch out for variable conditions this morning. the temperatures today are not quite so warm as yesterday but, still, impressive in the east bay valley and upper 80's to low 90's for the warm spot. upper 70's to near 80 in the south bay. low-to-mid 80's in the in the bay and low-to-mid 60's into san francisco where it will be more cloudy longer than the rest of us. now the morning commute. leyla gulen? >> we have a crash if live more clearing eastbound 580 at highway 4 and it is not causing delays but stubborn to clear. the rest of drive is move well with another construction project westbound dublin at the interchange with cones being picked up. you will start to see the traffic dissipate. as far as mass transit, bart, muni and ace train and caltrain all running on time. th
to los angeles in a half an hour. >> the governor signs a law allowing students to use any rest room and locker room they choose. >> sky 7 is live over a possible crime scene along interstate 880 in san jose. a man's body discovered near alameda on ramp. >> our media partner reports a person working on the roof spotted the body. patrol officers say they're signs the man was injured in an accident. prom side investigators have been called. so far the investigation is not blocking traffic there. we'll get you more information just as soon as yek. >> traffic is blocked in the east bay. nasty crashes along both driks of interstate 80 turned the commute into a kroul. >> this is a live picture showing impact. cruise working to clear two separate wrecks. three lanes were blocked between gillman and central avenue. >> they should reopen as soon as accidents are moved. good evening, everybody. >> our other top story... >> the law should never privilege the rights of some citizens over those of others. >> former secretary of state visits the bay area to receive a honor from the american bar as
morning long. red flag warnings, mike is keeping track of that. >>> and leyla joins us with a check on the traffic. >> reporter: all right. we don't have any crashes to speak of, so that's the good news. hopefully, we won't have any car fires because of the dry conditions. what we do have, though, good morning, everyone, construction in the east bay, traveling along in the eastbound direction on 580 between north slim road and greenville. you will be seeing crews out there working on drainage, and that is causing a little bit of a bottleneck, as you can see slowing building in the eastbound direction. westbound direction nice and clear. we are at top speeds as you make it out of tracey and into dublin, and as you continue into castro valley. so not a problem there. going outside live to look at this, the bay bridge toll plaza, where i saw a few cars loading up in the cash-paying lane, as you can see on the right-hand side of the screen. the rest of the drive is moving along fine. we'll have a few lanes blocked westbound until 5:00 at the cantilever section till the end of the tunnel
>>> >>> thank you for waking up with us on thursday morning. >>> would you ask if i can have a good forecast. i have been asking for that. >>> well, thank you. i defer to him. we have a pattern change. some sun on the coast. 60s and 70s. traffic is moving along you from driving on the bridge you can see it is good. the sunol grade looks good as well. >>> a fire in. we have more from the fire scene which is on clay street. a stand went up. and this cabinet here and where they were stored. the fire did not separate to the rest of the building but the people. people arrived after 3:00 this morning. the chief said that a bunch of shirts were burned and the front gate was damage damaged. and firefighters say it was a challenge to get in because once they did they hustled everyone out of the building. >> and what sparked the fire. >> we investigated it. and it is undetermined. they had cords for power for the stand. we're not sure. >> and you can see all of the rubbed here. it could have been force. >>> and 5:01. and investigating a deadly shooting. the body of a victim was found admit ni
morning. thank you for joining us. >>> and august 1. >>> good morning let's check weather and traffic. steve is there. the coast is clear. there are breaks. >>> you said it. >>> weeks and months we will get sun. they got it yesterday. it looks better by the coast today. we have low clouds here it will burn off. 60ed and 70s and 80s. >>> good morning we're looking at the san mateo bridge and the traffic looks good all the way out to the peninsula with no problems. when you gloat 101 is in good shape. and highway 4 over the willow pass grade. it looks good but there is slow traffic on the way to pittsburgh. >> let's go back to the desk. >>> a woman was assaulted just outside of santa clara university. she was walking alone on lexington street near the mission library at 1:30 a.m. she said a man tried to grab her. she was able to escape and run home and call the police. officers brought in search dogs they lost the suspect's scent though in the campus. police believe it was the motive behind the attack. our reporter talking to police right now. we'll have a live report coming up at the b
bit. we need to get dialogue going between chief negotiate or and us. >> barts general manager and leader hopeful they can reach an agreement on the points as talk tip through the weekend. bart workers may walk off the job if agreement not in place by sunday night that make a mess of the morning commute. >> union leders want board members bart board members to get more involved in the negotiations and they made that plea today at special meeting of the bart board in oakland this morning. thisen director december appeared behind closed doors. nick smith was there when they came out. >> if you want us to fully fairly bargain then you have to cooperate. we can not bargain with ourselves. >> this morning bart board of direct tr got an earful from frustrated commuters and union representative pushing for an agreement to avoid the potential strike. >> we don't want disruption of service. we hope you don't as well. >> i hope they get it sorted out so it doesn't kilometer to that. >> commuters caught in the middle. looming dead lean means bart that much closer to putting the brake
. golden gate transit will have no additional service, but two of its boats will be used by bay ferry. and bart will offer free charter bus service and commuters can park in any bart station parking lot with no fee if there is a strike. and san francisco will provide a shuttle service to san francisco. caltrain said it may add some additional service as trains and crew availability permit. caltrain may add additional service in trains and crew availability permit. >> and for people who are driving, the chp will keep carpool lanes open from five to seven pm rather than closing them during the day. and we will have the latest updates from bay area transit agencies on how they are accommodating extra passengers. we have a list of park-and-ride lots and a look at realtime traffic maps. are you can also follow us on twitter @abc7newsbayarea for the latest updates. we hope you will stay with us for developments on the bart strike. join us for live coverage tomorrow morning. we are starting early at 4:00 with abc7 news anchors. >> new, passengers on a flight to australia will be put on anoth
to the cause of justice. >> clinton, a former lawyer, senator and secretary of state used the occasion to denounce the u.s. supreme court's decision that struck a blow to the 1965 voting rights act. she believes that will limit access for people of color and the poor. >> citizens will be disenfranchised, victimized by the law instead of served by it that. progress towards a more perfect union will go backwards instead of forward. >> clinton says this is the first in a series of speeches she views on crucial issues restoring faith in government. which increases speculation she may be laying ground work for a 2016 rez yil run. she's not talking about it, her supporters are. >> in iowa they held a forum called madam president. the founder of emerge america trains women to run for office. she worked with clinton for years. >> i think there is tremendous excitement about possibility of the candidate sismt i think it's pent up excitement. i think many of us are dying to see a woman president. it's just time. >> 20167 is years away. >> we've gone up against hillary before. i think we'd welcom
a stethoscope, even had an id badge. new details tonight from amber lee. she tells us a facebook posting led to the woman's arrest. amber? >> reporter: julie, the sheriff's department tells us, the woman accused of impersonating the nurse was arrested at this parking lot behind valley medical center. investigators are still looking at why she did it, and for how long. >> 29-year-old crystal cook of felton is facing two charges of impersonating a county employee, and possessing a fake hospital id card. because the charges are misdemeanors, she was released not long after she was arrested friday. >> looks very familiar to me. >> we showed the hospital worker this photo of cook. >> when was the last time you saw her? >> i don't know exactly the time, but the face is very familiar. >> several times? >> i have seen this face. you see the face, and you remember. that's what i think i have seen her face. >> reporter: valley medical center says an employee with cal star, an air ambulance service alerted the hospital thursday afternoon, after seeing cook's postings on facebook, claiming to be a hospi
difficult childhoods. all of us will miss her beautiful, giving spirit. >> this was the largest seizure of club drugs in the history of the san francisco police department. >> officials found a huge quantity of ecstasy which may have been destined for the outside lands festival. vic lee joins us live with the story. vic? >> part luck good, timing and good police work that led to this huge amount of ecstasy. it's such a big case, police are considering handing it over to the u.s. toush. -- attorney. >> the narcotics have a street value if excess of $1.5 million. >> this is what officers confiscated. ecstasy, called molly. 23 kilos of powder. 30,000 pills. and 30,000 dollars in cash. it happened sunday morning. a tenant on an apartment called police at about 9:00 a.m. saying someone tried to break into the billing. responding officers say a broken window and a blood trail. following to it another apartment where he live ease answered the door, officers observed his hand bleeding. >> they twont see if someone else was hurt and saw steven terrell. police found something else. >> in the apar
cemetery. sue kwon is at the scene where crews got it under control. >> reporter: they are using a unique method. what they've been doing all morning is coming down and filling up their trucks with 500 gallons of water and drawing it back up the hill where they are putting out the fire. there are hydrants within the cemetery but this fire was tricky to fight because they weren't placed in areas good for them. the fire broke out on the north side at the crest of the hill at around 2:00 in the morning. fire crews are stationed here on the presidio. this quickly grew to 3 to 4 acres. now, it is wet though. quite a bit of fog as many people know. and the cemetery is groomed with a lawn. fires like this are pretty rare. what we asked this morning is how it might have started. it's an usual location. no homeless people from what they know. and no lightning strikes. police are on hand. when day breaks hoping to investigate to see what may have caused this. no homes threatened, no injuries and no problems or damage done to historical landmarks like the tomb stones you see here. firefighters still
: the strike would also strand hundreds of low income people living on alameda point at what used to be the alameda air station. >> ac transit strike is really freaking me out. >> reporter: that's because there's only one bus line that runs every half hour through this area that is so remote just getting to the nearest supermarket is an ordeal. >> without a bus you would have to walk. and it's probably a good half hour plus to walk from here to the grocery store. and if you've got tons of bags plus two kids, it doesn't work out that way. >> reporter: very few people have cars here, cabs are too expensive. >> we can't get off of this base if you don't have a car or vehicle. the only other thing to do is walk. >> reporter: and she tells us she plans on stocking up on food tonight just in case. reporting live in oakland, rob roth, ktvu news. >>> b.a.r.t. management and the union will present their case tomorrow. governor brown halted a looming strike sunday night and appointed the three member panel. at tomorrow's hearing both sides must summarize the issue still in dispute and discu
of emergency instituted today. earlier violence erupted when the military used force to clear out two areas occupied by supporters of ousted president mohamed morsi. they used bulldozers and armored vehicles and teargas to disperse the morsi crowd. they fought back with rocks. a reporter was at the scene of one violent clash. >> there is a lot on fire there and there is very thick black smoke that is likely meant to try to confuse the helicopters and the multiple helicopters circling above. >> morsi demonstrators staged demonstrations since being removed from power. this man said "over our dead bodies we will not leave." the violence prompted the interim vice president to resign. the nobel peace prize inwither says the standoff could have been resolved peacefully and he will not bury responsibility for bloodshed. john carey condemned the violence and said it would not solve the conflict. >> today's events are deplorable and they run counter to egyptian as -- aspirations for peace and general democracy. >> secretary carey said it is a pivotal moment for egypt and it dealt a serious blow to r
>>> the sooner, the better, that's what transportation officials are telling us tonight about plans to fast track the opening of the eastern span of the bay bridge. frank somerville has the night off. >> i'm julie haener. the official decision comes tomorrow. the new eastern span opening on september 3. ktvu's noel walker is live now. >> reporter: that five day closure could happens a soon as two weeks from tonight, if they decide to go with the labor day opening. you see that v in the road. it's where the old and new spans meet. it will look completely different, whenever the new span opens. if the new bay bridge span was your new house, you would be planning moving day now. about up through tuesday, 5:00 a.m. >> reporter: the work flow charts are set. all we need is a date. like most new construction, the new bridge move in date is a new target. >> the old date was labor day weekend. they need to decide. >> reporter: while most roads point to labor day weekend, that decision will be made tomorrow morning. tonight, we narrow down the timing. >> no matter what weekend we do close at
was used or what he did to prompt officers to open fire. but they will say officers feared for their lives. back live out here on tenny soon road in hayward, we've seen people identifying themselves as friendses and family members as officers cleared the scene and allowed them back in. the officers involved have more than five years' experience. they are considered veteran officers. they are on paid leave. it's unclear how many officers were involved and how many fired shots. the mother and two daughters were not hurt. but this investigation does continue. live in hayward, claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, claudine. >>> a vallejo healthcare provider is facing elder abuse charges after the death of a 78- year-old bomb in her care. the paper reports police found the woman after doing a welfare check at her home on florida street. they say it appears she had been dead for quite some time before she was found. the individual was arrested on suspicion of elderly -- elder abuse charges. >>> these are live pictures. you are looking at the bridge. in a couple of hours from now, we'
, everyone, thanks for joining us. it is starting warm and humid. >> fog is being created causing a visibility problem on 101 and san rafael, at least there it looks fine. 1.25 visibility at half moon bay. so off to a misty morning because of the low clouds. we are being kept in the mid-60's through 7:00, and a run at 80 at 4:00 and our warm of the bay area spot and 8 with clouds increasing at we head through the evening hours. next 12 hours inland, fog in the north and 61 and 80 at noon and 90 at four and 80 at 7:00 and at the coast we will be sunny and low-to-mid 60's. >> we have a brand new accident along highway 4. we did have a report of an accident blocking the center divider and a few lanes and we have a traffic jam before you get to summersville road. this app comes in handy and you can download the app at apple app and google play. at walnut creek 680 southbound, the tail lights are making it to the junction with highway 24 and traffic is running smoothly. >> this is the day we expect to find out when the new eastern span of the bay bridge will open. the original labor da
a tribute. >>> still ahead on abc7 at 6:00. how protesters in the bay area believe the u.s. can stop the violence in egypt as another three dozen are killed in clashes. >>> a look at the massive effort began this weekend to recall a mayor accused of harassing a dozen women. >> what everyday item is causing a third of americans americans e nearsighted? >> carolyn: an unusual sighting it to. a mountain lion was season in san mateo county this morning. it was just before 3:00 a.m. when county officials received the sport -- report of the sighting. residents are being advised do not approach a mountain lion. >> now to the unrest in egypt. 36 people died when muslim brother ahold detainees tried to escape from a prison truck convoy in cairo. the convoy was carrying detainees rounded up during recent street violence between security forces and supporters of ousted president mohammed morsi. morsi belongs to the muslim brotherhood. egypt's interim government is considering a ban on the group. the death toll in egypt now stands around 900. and back here in the bay area, local egyptians are de
in the days ahead abc7 news at 6:00 starts now. >> carolyn: thanks for joining us. i'm in tonight for ama daetz. a man connected to a missing woman case is opening up about their relationship. he is talking from jail. sandra coke's family reported her missing august 4th. here's what the map authorities call a peon of interest has to say. >> from behind the lls of the jail, the man who remains a person of interest in the disappearanc and death of criminal defense investigator sandra coke, spoke exclusively with the bay yearews group. randy alana is in jail for parole violations, including not charging his gps, risting arrest and having contact with sandra coke. friday his parole was revoked. alan na has a long criminal past, stay-away order to keep him from seeing coke but heaid the two were in a loving relationship, and, quote, we won'tly talk aut getting married. coke's family denies the twodad any involvement since dating years ago. why would be or anyone else believe what he has to say? but alap na claims when he was not in jail, he was living with coke. sharing her north oakland home.
, and the threat of thunderstorms. yeah, definitely. checking out the humidity. most of us from 68% at fairfield to 100% half moon bay. that's why we don't have the high fire danger now. it's too humid. we don't have thunderstorms. and even if we did, look at the winds. they're calm to about 8 miles per hour. so anything that did develop would not get out of hand. bay shore, the coast, those are the areas not in where you see the red, not in this high fire danger. now, this is now all the way through 3:00 wednesday morning. ama? >> all right, thank you so much, eric. >> all right. >>> happening now, temperatures are rising, and as mike mentioned, so is the fire danger, most of the bay area. he told you about the red flag warning. we're all being asked to be cautious. abc 7 news reporter amy hollyfield is live with more on this. amy? >> reporter: eric, they're gearing up for fire season at the cal fire stations like this one because of the dry conditions. but, also, because of the threat of dry lightning. they've even brought in firefighters from other parts of the state. they have noticed the dr
and innovative technology will be rolled utd over the next three years and could be used districtwide if proven effective. they are looking to get rid of the traditional a-f grading system. many teachers are excited to let students know where they can excel and improve. >> the biggest thing is the reporting back to the family and the parents and the students. these components get combined into a single-letter grade. >> reporter: students will be graded on criteria specific to understanding material, clab ratting on traffic -- collaborating on tasks so definitely some outside of the box thinking here at burnett middle school. they will also try to inknow great new technology. coming up next in my next report, i will tell you about creative ways to get ipods in the classroom to use technology. we're also gonna chat with students and parents about what they think about dropping the a- f grading system. katie utehs, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> teachers in palo alto are putting the finishing touches on their classrooms as students prepare to return to school tomorrow. the school district
. we get the latest from ken wayne. he's been on the frontlines for two days now, and joins us from the command center along highway 120, which is still closed tonight between groveland and yosemite. >> reporter: there are now 1,080 firefighters from as far away as san diego and bend, oregon, working this fire. the day side crews are getting a meal. night side crews are out there on the fire lines, hoping to contain this fire, which is now just 5% contained. meantime, about 8 miles away, an advisory evacuation is underway in pine mountain lake. sheriffs deputies are going door-to-door, telling residents they should leave their homes, because the fire is getting dangerously close. deputies get their name so they'll know who to look for if the fire moves in. the fire's movement today proved to be very unpredictable. there were some tense moments at the fire command post, as heavy black smoke began billowing from the forest at the camp's edge. soon large flames appeared, and it became clear the fire was heading straight for the camp, housing dozens of support vehicles and personnel. >>
fire. why they couldn't use water when they first arrived? >>> presidentobama hits the road. why he wants to make college more affordable. ktvu channel 2 news continues. >>> and good morning. here's a live look on what's inside what's left a large marijuana grower operation, emergency that led to the discovery. that's coming up in a couple of minutes. i'm troy campbell. >> and let's check weather and traffic. steve is right over there. and back to school, wake up. and 59, go 67. and 72 degrees for hayward, starts back to school today. weather pressure is moving. it's moving out of the area, not before we picked up the coverage on the fog. we cooled down yesterday. there's cooler day aloft. and i don't think it's stuck. decent sea breeze, west wind, there goes our low. it will wrap around, possibility of showers in mendocino and lake county. it's kind of cool and breezy for a few. fog and sun later on. overall mostly sunny. clouds in the north and east, the breeze is out of the west for many. southwest, 25-30 miles an hour for a few. some highs, 60s, 70s towards antioch. >> traffic i
as we enter the first full day of the bridge closure. thanks positive joining us. >> we are keeping a close eye on the commute, the first since the bay bridge shut down. crews are working to get the new eastern span of the bridge ready. >> are you ready with an alternative means of getting to work? we have coverage at the tom toll. -- at the toll plaza. matt? >> the work is intense on the bay bridge. a steady stream of heavy equipment moved in moments after the bridge was closed. it is still here. crews are tearing up the old approach to the bridge and grinding away the old pavement to make way if a new path from the toll plaza. the new span will be connected to the oakland side and the island tunnel on the west side. on opening day there will be two miles of k rail to guide you while the old bridge is still riding. >> they will put up 10,000' of rail to control the traffic. headed into the tunnel westbound and eastbound, as well. >> the most challenging roth is demolition of the old upper deck so the bicycle path can be connected between land and bridge. the work during the closur
there is still time to get a deal done. heather holmes tells us why tomorrow is shaping up to be a crucial day. >> reporter: frank, negotiators for one of the unions remained here upstairs with b.a.r.t. until just about a half hour ago, where representative the for the second union involved atu, they left about 6:30 tonight. chief negotiators did not sound very optimistic when they walked out. saying there had been progress on the smaller issues, but no progress at all on those three big economic issues. from a crowded evening commute on b.a.r.t., to no b.a.r.t. at all. the bay area braces for the possibility of a second strike. >> we've got four days left to bargain. of course there should be some concern. >> reporter: she said today's talks yielded no results on the major issues at the heart of this dispute. she accused of district of dragging its feet. >> we are waiting for their response. >> reporter: b.a.r.t.'s leading negotiator had limited response to talks about the progress of negotiation. >> you stated a little bit later than yesterday. >> ask the mediator. the mediators are controll
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